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Mexico Ruling Backs Same-Sex Couple

Expand International LGBT Pride Day in Historic Center, Mexico City in June 2012.    ©2012 Ismael Villafranco/Wikimedia Commons A Mexican court ruled on October 19 that the federal government must grant a marriage license to a same-sex couple living in the United States. The authorities should embrace the decision, which is consistent with Mexico’s obligations under international law and its own stated commitment to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The couple, both Mexican citizens, applied for a marriage license in May at the Mexican Consulate in New York…

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